Course Name
Lockout Tagout

Contact Hours: 3

Course Description
The purpose of a lockout/tagout program is to establish procedures for placing lockout and/or tagout devices on energy-isolating components. Following these procedures ensures that equipment is de-energized and unexpected startup and/or release of stored energy is prevented. Injuries to personnel during equipment servicing and maintenance are greatly reduced with a properly implemented lockout/tagout program.

Please note: Course of study may be completed earlier than indicated and students retain access for one year from the date of enrollment.


Upon successful completion, students will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of a lockout/tagout program.

  • List the principles of a lockout/tagout program.

  • Identify lockout/tagout devices.

  • Explain the responsibilities of the authorized employee.

Each module contains numerous Knowledge Checks along the way to help you measure your understanding.  At the end of each module there is a final quiz. A score of 80% or higher is required to earn a certificate of completion.

Required Book(s)
All training is delivered online. No additional purchase required.


Intro to OSHA

  • Why is OSHA Important to You?

  • What Rights Do You Have Under OSHA?
  • What Responsibilities Does Your Employer Have Under OSHA?
  • What Do the OSHA Standards Say?
  • How are OSHA Inspections Conducted?
  • Where Can You Go For Help?


  • Purpose of a Lockout/Tagout Program

  • Principles of a Lockout/Tagout Program
  • Lockout/Tagout Devices
  • Authorized Employee Responsibilities

 Industrial Signage

  • Common Industrial Signs

  • Hazard Identification Color Code
  • Industrial Floor Marking Code